This is a relaxing breathing technique that can be used for general relaxation and coping with insomnia as well as preparing for labour. The intention is to gradually lengthen your exhalation. This sends a signal to the whole body to relax. During labour, this will help the body to produce and release the hormones necessary… Continue reading #11 Golden Thread Breathing
Wednesday evening yoga and wellbeing for women who are 14-42 weeks pregnant. The classes include relaxation, meditation and simple, flowing yoga sequences. They are non-competitive and suitable for any level of yoga practice and experience including complete beginners. It is suitable from 14 weeks of pregnancy.
Creating Your Nest All you need to get started with pregnancy yoga at home is space for your mat. You don't even need to have a mat yet - just set aside the space and start planning what will go in to it. Ideally your nest needs to be somewhere you can go where you… Continue reading #1 Creating Your Nest
Surya Namaskara or 'Salute to the Sun' is a common practice in many yoga classes. It is often used at the beginning of a class as a way to warm the whole body, but it can also be a whole practice in its own right. There are many different forms of surya namaskara and this… Continue reading #2 Surya Namaskar for Pregnancy